Stories tagged: terrorism
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Turkey detains 18 in connection with attack near courthouse
Police detained 18 people on Friday in connection with an attack near a courthouse in the western city of Izmir which killed a policeman and a courthouse employee. Justice Minister …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Gunman kills five at Fort Lauderdale airport
Police said five people were killed in a shooting Friday afternoon at the Fort Lauderdale international airport that also sent several others to the hospital.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Afghan officials say at least 7 miners killed by gunman
The provincial governor of Afghanistan’s Baghlan province has said that an unknown gunman has killed 12 coal miners.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
Poll: Most Germans feel safe despite Berlin attack
Most Germans say they think their country is a safe place despite the recent truck attack in Berlin that claimed 12 lives shortly before Christmas, according to a new poll.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Suicide blast in Baghdad, attacks earlier in the day kill 27
Several attacks in and around Baghdad, including a suicide car bombing in a busy commercial area after nightfall on Thursday, killed at least 27 people in a particularly brutal day …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 6:29 a.m.
U.S. warns about travel to Bangladesh
The United States is warning about travel to Bangladesh and tightening restrictions on family members accompanying U.S. government officials posted in the South Asian country.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Roof to jurors: ‘Nothing wrong with me psychologically’
Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof spoke to the jury for the first time at his death penalty trial Wednesday, telling them there’s nothing wrong with him psychologically and that …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Prosecutors file 5 murder counts in Washington mall shooting
Prosecutors say they plan to file charges against the man accused of fatally shooting five people at a Burlington, Washington, shopping mall in September.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
Istanbul on alert as hunt for gunman reaches 4th day
Police increased security around Istanbul on Wednesday and detained some 20 people with suspected links to the deadly New Year’s Eve night club attack as the hunt for the gunman …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Police question Iraqi journalist freed by her abductors
Police on Wednesday questioned an Iraqi journalist who was abducted last week from her Baghdad home, after she was released by her captors the previous night.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Turkey detains 5 IS suspects linked to nightclub attack
Turkey’s state-run news agency says police have detained five suspected Islamic State group militants believed to be linked to the deadly Istanbul nightclub attack.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
White House rejects Trump’s request to halt Guantanamo transfers
With little more than two weeks left in the Obama administration, and Congress on notice of a series of looming detainee transfers, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday for a cessation …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
Garbage trucks to block possible Times Square truck attacks
Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, officials said Thursday, describing a security measure …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
Cascade Mall shooting suspect to appear in court Jan. 6
The man accused of killing five people in a shooting Sept. 23 at Cascade Mall in Burlington is set to be back in court Jan. 6.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
Germany: Tunisian picked up in Berlin attack probe freed
A Tunisian man detained on suspicion of involvement in last week’s Berlin truck attack was released Thursday after investigators determined that he wasn’t in contact with the main suspect immediately …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 6:31 p.m.
China says 4 people shot dead after attack in Xinjiang
Four people detonated explosives at a Communist Party office in the far western region of Xinjiang, killing one person and injuring three others, according to local authorities who described it …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Man suspected of ties to Berlin attacker detained in Germany
German prosecutors said Wednesday that they have detained a Tunisian man they think may have been involved in last week’s truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 7:36 a.m.
Berlin attack suspect slain in shootout with Italian police
A routine request for ID papers outside a deserted train station in a Milan suburb at 3 a.m. Friday led to a police shootout that killed the Tunisian fugitive wanted …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
Russia mourns slain ambassador to Turkey with Moscow ceremony
Russia mourned Ambassador Andrey Karlov with a ceremony at the Foreign Ministry in Moscow attended by the country’s leadership, three days after the career diplomat was gunned down in an …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Tunisian suspect’s fingerprints found in Berlin truck cab
Tunisian suspect Anis Amri’s fingerprints have been found in the cab of the truck that plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin, strengthening the case linking him to the deadly …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Tunisian suspect in Berlin market attack faced past German terror probe, official says
The prime suspect sought in the deadly attack on a Berlin Christmas market – a 24-year-old Tunisian migrant – was the subject of a terrorism probe in Germany earlier this …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
Germany launches Europe-wide manhunt for Tunisian suspect
German authorities have launched a Europe-wide manhunt for a Tunisian man with ties to Islamic extremists who has been identified as a suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack, lawmakers …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 7:50 a.m.
State Department issues a new warning on the southern Philippines
The U.S. State Department has reissued a travel warning for the Philippines, citing terrorism and kidnapping concerns in the southern part of the 7,000-island nation.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 4:26 a.m.
Families of three Orlando terrorism victims sue social media companies
Family members of three men killed in the Pulse nightclub attack are suing Twitter, Facebook and Google, claiming that the social media companies allowed the Islamic State terrorist group to …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Islamic State extremists claim Berlin attack
The Islamic State extremist group is claiming responsibility for the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people and left nearly 50 injured.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
Kurdish militants claim bomb that killed 14 Turkish soldiers
A Kurdish militant group has claimed responsibility for Saturday’s car bomb in central Turkey that killed 14 off-duty soldiers and wounded 55.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
Four Jordanian police killed in clash with gunmen during raid
Four policemen were killed Tuesday in an exchange of fire with wanted men in a central Jordanian province where assailants had killed 10 people in a series of ambushes earlier …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
Russia, Turkey to retaliate with strengthened fight against terrorism
Russia and Turkey will strengthen their efforts to fight terrorism, particularly in war-torn Syria and Iraq, Moscow said Tuesday in response to the assassination of Russia’s ambassador in Turkey.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 7:41 a.m.
Perpetrators of Berlin attack may be on the loose, police say
One or more of the perpetrators of a deadly truck attack at a Berlin Christmas market may still be on the loose, police said Tuesday.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
New York man gets 30 years in prison in X-ray weapon plot
A New York industrial mechanic convicted of attempting to produce a mobile X-ray device intended to kill Muslims has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison.